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'City in Danger' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo is proud to announce the release date of "City in Danger" in the 2nd semester of 2004. Create your city and defend it in a hostile medieval setting! In a medieval setting, you are the administrator of a city and must make it thrive through the course of time, in spite of the various attacks it undergoes, and the geographical and climatic constraints of the immediate environment. Listen to your advisers and to your population, organize your city and make it thrive. Read more for details & screens ...

GarageGames Releases 'Aerial Antics' & '3D Mahjong Solitaire'

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the launch of Aerial Antics from Leadfoot Productions and 3D Mahjong from GameShapers both for Windows based PCs. Read more for details on both titles ...

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with highly realistic graphics, real time shadows, localised damage effects, explosions, weather effects and much more. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to large-scale sieges of desert fortresses. All missions start with a briefing, a recap of the historical background and a management phase. Read more to check out some new screens

'D-Day' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo is proud to announce the publication of D-Day, the official game of the Normandy campaign from June to August 1944. D-Day is a Tactical game in real-time 3D with highly realistic graphics, dynamic shadows, damage localization, explosions, weather effects etc. The game was developed in collaboration with the Normandy Mémoire association, the official body of the commemoration of the Libération battles. D-Day will be launched on June 6th 2004, on the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Read more for facts & screens ...

'Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner is one of the most ambitious projects of the present videogame scene in Spain. This entertaining graphic adventure, produced by Planeta DeAgostini Interactive, relies on the long experience of the game developer Revistronic. This programming group from Madrid has released several titles which have had repercussion on the international market. Its members' professional experience dates from the 8-bit-computer times.

Deep Silver Signs 'Singles' For The UK - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Singles", developed by German development team ROTOBEE, lets player's control the lives of Linda and Mike, two very different people, apartment sharing in a busy European city. How they interact and get on is totally up to the player. Expected in UK stores early April 2004 (in Germany it is set to launch on Valentine's Day). Read more for details & screens ...

'Dark Fall II: Lights Out' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish Dark Fall II: Lights Out on PC worldwide. The story begins with the arrival of Parker, a young cartographer, in the Cornish harbor town of Trewarthen. Jagged falling rocks have claimed the lives of many of the town’s fishermen, and Parker is sent to map the area, only to encounter great hostility from the townspeople. As a deep fog rolls in, the faithful light of Fetch Rock Lighthouse suddenly goes out, putting the lives of fisherman at peril. Parker is sent to investigate and discovers that Fetch Rock Lighthouse hides an ancient and chilling secret. Read more for details and the first trailer ...

Team 17 Says New 'Worms' Game In The Works

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disclosed in this Team 17 forum thread, Martyn 'Spadge' Brown revealed that they are currently working on an all NEW game in the long runninf Worms series. No specfiic details were revealed, although it was made in reponse to a "Worms RTS" thread, which i will NOT be. 'Spadge' did say that the game is due late 2004, and the first details (including the name) would be announced somewhere this month (Feb 2004). Stay tuned, we'll have more coverage as this unfolds ...

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

Sony Launches 'Aqua' PS2 In Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced today that it would launch a special limited edition Aqua colour version of its PlayStation2. A limited number of units of PlayStation 2 will be available across PAL territories from early March. Additional Aqua accessories will also be available in March including an Aqua Vertical Stand (for PlayStation 2) and a Memory Card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2).